twitter gifEver wanted to share GIFs directly from the Twitter app onto your feed? Turns out you could soon be doing that. According to a report from TechCrunch, it seems that some Twitter users are spotting a new GIF button on the Twitter app, which you can see in the screenshot to your right thanks to Twitter user Phil Pearlman.

So what does this mean? According to users who tested it, pressing the button will pull up various GIFs from the web, such as trending ones, or some based on moods. However shortly after the button was discovered, it was removed. It is possible that Twitter is conducting a test and only a handful of users were chosen to take part in it.

That being said, this feature sounds familiar to a feature in Facebook’s Messenger app, and more recently Tinder, where a partnership with services like Giphy provide users with a variety of GIFs to choose from to send in their messages. When TechCrunch reached out to Twitter for a statement, the company instead cheekily sent back a GIF.

We’re not sure if this is a merely a test or if Twitter plans on rolling it out in earnest to all users in the future, but if the idea of posting GIFs directly from the Twitter mobile app appeals to you, then this is an update you’ll want to keep an eye out for.

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